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Carvana Review: My Experience Buying a Used Car Online (And From a Vending Machine) 3

Would you ever buy a car online without even getting so much as a test drive? To some, such a proposition sounds crazy — but that's exactly what my wife and I did a couple of weeks ago. After exploring options, securing financing, and arranging a trade in via Carvana's...

4 Tools I'm Loving as a Newbie Investor 4

Well, it took me nearly halfway into the year but I have finally met my 2019 goal: get started with investing. To be clear, this actually isn't my only investment experience as I've had 401(k)s and IRAs in the past as well as purchased a few individuals company shares with...

Rewarding Credit Cards: 3 Cards We Use (and 2 We Have Our Eyes On) 3

Dave Ramsey hates credit cards. I say this as someone who's never actually listened to a full episode of his show, but I've heard his position on plastic again and again from various articles either agreeing or disagreeing with him. Personally, while I understand why someone like him who speaks...

#FinHealthMatters: The Biggest Financial Lessons I've Learned 2

Today, April 25th, is #FinHealthMatters Day. I was first introduced to this "holiday" last year when the Center For Financial Services Innovation brought it to my attention via a FinCon contest. Five-hundred, twenty-five thousand, six-hundred minutes later, I can honestly say I've learned a lot more about personal finance in...

Pros and Cons of FinTech Brokerage Options 3

I’ll admit that, once upon a time, I too thought you needed to be pretty wealthy in order to start trading stocks and actively investing your money. Then came the FinTech revolution, bringing (among many other things) a slew of apps that looked to lower the barrier of entry for...

Two Big Ways to Master Your Money and Live the Life You Want 3

I suppose my work life has always been kind of strange. Sure, the whole movie theatre management job wasn't that out there (although getting paid to screen movies is fairly unique), but I ended up leaving that job and becoming a paid extra in films and TV shows for several...